The #ParthenonMarblesAustralia Website is Now Live

Last night the new website of the International Organising Committee - Australia - For The Restitution Of The Parthenon Marbles, was launched at the Athenian Restaurant, Sydney. ¬† Designed by Dennis Tritaris from Orama Communications, I believe it represents a new standard in website design. ¬†Dennis has created a website that has the potential to … Continue reading The #ParthenonMarblesAustralia Website is Now Live

Sydney Urban Growth and Decline 2011: Student observations updated

Last November I published the first of these wordles, by way of summarising the language used by my students who had written reports on a field study project conducted earlier in the year. My students completed a field study around the Sydney Harbour foreshore from Darling Harbour to Circular Quay. This was part of a … Continue reading Sydney Urban Growth and Decline 2011: Student observations updated

A ride on Sydney’s only tram

Today I decided to try out the video quality on my iPhone4, so I videoed the trip on Sydney's light rail system. It's a comfortable way to travel, but not yet carrying the volumes that trams did in the 1950s. What's needed is a greater investment in tramway infrastructure. As a series of first steps … Continue reading A ride on Sydney’s only tram